A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the conservatives' unexpectedly strong win in a state vote gives them "tail wind" for bigger upcoming elections. Merkel's Christian Democrats easily … Click to Continue »
A source close to Merkel said the German chancellor “ignored” the invoice. When President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last weekend he had a present for her in the form on an invoice demanding hundreds of billions in money he feels is owed to NATO by Germany. Show More Summary
We all knew that the White House meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had been awkward. But things were even more uncomfortable than we thought. Turns out Trump’s version of diplomacy with one of...Show More Summary
This story from the Sunday Times leaves me in a quandary: Donald Trump handed the German chancellor Angela Merkel a bill — thought to be for more than £300bn — for money her country “owed” NATO for defending it when they met last weekend,...Show More Summary
Results from Sunday’s vote in tiny Saarland gave the German chancellor’s Christian Democrats about 40 percent of the vote, a boost for Ms. Merkel as she seeks her fourth term as chancellor.
A couple of weeks ago we wrote several notes about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's painfully awkward visit to the White House. After meeting in private, the pair sat down in the oval office for a brief press conference where you could cut the tension with a knife. Show More Summary
President Trump handed German chancellor Angela Merkel a bill — thought to be for more than £300bn — for money her country “owed” NATO for defending it when they met last week, the Times of London reports. The bill — [...]
The White House denied reports on Sunday that President Trump gave German Chancellor Angela Merkel a $374 billion invoice for money her country owed the US for NATO defense. Ivanka Trump's new White House position could be an ethical...Show More Summary
Today brings news that Donald Trump literally gave German chancellor Angela Merkel a $300 billion bill for NATO expenses last weekend: Donald Trump handed the German chancellor Angela Merkel a bill — thought to be for more than £300bn — for money her country “owed” Nato for defending it when they met last weekend, German... Read more »
The first daughter was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Merkel's recent White House visit, said the official, who was not authorized to discuss details of the trip by name and requested anonymity. At the request of German...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to centre-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign. In the Saarland state vote held six months before a general election,...Show More Summary
A state election Sunday in western Germany offers Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives a tough test against their resurgent center-left rivals six months before Merkel seeks a fourth term in a … Click to Continue »
BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN (Reuters) - Germans in the small western state of Saarland vote on Sunday in a regional election that could deliver an upset to Chancellor Angela Merkel and hurt her prospects of winning a fourth term in September's national election.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany's Social Democrats has risen slightly from a week ago and the center-left party is now tied with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on 33 percent, a survey by pollster Emnid for weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag showed.
Germany needs to change its laws so that asylum seekers guilty of benefit fraud are removed from the asylum process, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, striking a tough tone six months before a federal election. Show More Summary
"Putin tried to bully her, her brother is Obama."
Six months before Germany’s election, a mobile game has been called “tasteless” for allowing players to drive a train containing Angela Merkel’s chief rival for chancellor running over political foes including President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The game, named...
Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements. Speaking ahead of talks in Berlin with Palestinian … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was concerned about Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank, which she said was undermining progress toward a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party faces a tough test from its center-left rival when one of Germany's smallest states kicks off the country's year of elections this weekend — mirroring … Click to Continue »